In the Studio with Lumi...

The Flashpoint 180 is a compact battery powered 180 Ws monolight that is designed either for studio on-location use. The 180 monolight head itself weighs less than two pounds. A knob on the back of the monolight lets you adjust output steplessly from 1/16 to full power over a five-stop...

Video Thursday: The Pan...

Disclaimer:  I work for Panasonic and this post, in no way, is meant as a review of the new Lumix GH4 Micro Four-thirds mirrorless camera. I believe that the Panasonic Lumix GH4 represents the most advanced still/video camera combination to date. In addition to having a new sensor and...

In the Studio with a Pa...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Fotodiox’s Pro High-Intensity Studio LED studio light is available in two versions including a Tungsten or the Daylight model I used for this shot. Both produce output of 7600 Lux/m or 600 foot-candles and have a CRI (Color Rendering Index) of 85....

High ISO and Noise Redu...

Noise is an issue with all digital cameras. When the Panasonic Lumix G1 first came out I didn’t like the noise levels in my images above ISO 400. With current cameras from Panasonic and Olympus I feel comfortable shooting up to ISO 1600 but above that the noise gets too strong for my...

Mirrorless Video –...

The goal of this series is to get us all to try shooting video along with our digital still images. I will try to guide you through basic shooting tips, audio, post processing and posting your videos online one step at a time. On Mirrorless cameras it’s much easier to shoot video since...

One Light LED Mirrorles...

Today’s Post by Joe Farace Portrait Glow Grand Softboxes are available in 47-inch and 71-inch versions and have a parabolic design creating a light source that’s designed to simulate sunlight. Other Glow (not Grand) softboxes are available in sizes as small as 24-inches, including...